Aligarh : Dr Vinod Kumar, (Head, Department of Management and Humanities, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow) explained the essential role of literature reviews in academic research to gather existing knowledge and to examine the state of a field.
He was delivering a lecture in the webinar on ‘Bibliometric Analysis: A Systematic Literature Review Tool’ of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Z H College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
Dr Vinod delineated methodological steps for conducting literature reviews in a replicable and scientific fashion and discussed bibliographic mapping approaches to visualise bibliometric information and findings from a systematic literature review.
Dr M Muzammil (Chairperson, Department of Mechanical Engineering) said that it is hoped that the insights provided in the webinar will be useful for researchers at different stages of their careers – ranging from doctoral students who wish to assemble a broad overview of their field of interest to guide their work, to senior researchers who wish to publish authoritative literature reviews.
He also delivered the welcome address.
Prof Faisal Talib extended the vote of thanks and Dr Muhammed Muaz conducted the webinar.
Faculties and students from Chungbuk National University (South Korea), Deakin University (Australia), University Sains (Malaysia), International Islamic University (Malaysia), UPM Malaysia, Prince Sultan University (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi Arabia), IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Roorkee, NIT Jamshedpur, Jamia Millia Islamia, SKUAST Kashmir, DTU Delhi, Shoolini University (Himachal Pradesh), AKTU, J C Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA (Faridabad), The Quaide Milleth College for Men (Tamil Nadu), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Vivekananda College of Engineering and Technology (Puttur), Mewat Engineering College (Nuh), Integral University, Gautam Buddha Universityand Avinashilingam Institute of Home Science and Higher Education for Women participated in the programme.